Lake Broadwater Conservation Park
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 1040 Broadwater Rd, Ducklo

  • End: 1040 Broadwater Rd, Ducklo

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  • Location: Lake Broadwater Conservation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 237 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.34981591

  • Longitude: 151.0926973


Red Gum Track is a 3km, grade 3 Return hike located in Lake Broadwater Conservation Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.


Leave Lake Broadwater’s main recreation area and wind through huge river red gums skirting the lake edge. Watch for birds on the water or in the lake-side forest, and spy kangaroos, wallabies, lizards and a range of interesting local plants.

About the region

Lake Broadwater has two camping areas: Lake Broadwater and Wilga Bush.

The Lake Broadwater camping area is managed by the Western Downs Regional Council, while the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service manages the Wilga Bush camping area.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Permits must be obtained before setting up camp.

Park-specific conditions:

The maximum length of stay is 21 nights.
Light fires only in fireplaces provided or use a fuel stove.
Firewood must not be collected from the park.
Supervise children closely—especially near the lake.

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